Viewing all entries for 'November 2011'
A group of Mapua wharf businesses are vowing to stop the Tasman District Council building a roundabout at the Aranui Rd-Iwa St intersection, saying it is an unnecessary step that will not work.Read the full post
Luxury golf resort, Carrington Resort A Heritage Hotel, has just been awarded an Enviro Gold accreditation by Qualmark
Although it’s not one the 18 Great Rides on the New Zealand Cycle Trail, Auckland’s urban version could be a must-do for cyclists. A new cycle event, the TelstraClear Challenge, offers a unique course which involves riding over the Auckland Harbour Bridge and onto the Northern Busway, finishing at a festival at Smales Farm in Takapuna. It takes place on Sunday 11DEC and around 9,000 cyclists are expected.Read the full post
Mount Ruapehu, famed for its snow sports and alpine crossing, has a new attraction that promises fun, fitness and adventure for the summer months. The Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail forms part of the New Zealand Cycle Trail and covers 317km of spectacular landscape, from the slopes of the mountain to the Whanganui River.Read the full post
Auckland surpassed its visitor expectations for Rugby World Cup 2011 with a 16% increase in visitors JUL-OCT11 compared to last year.Read the full post
The 6th Asia Pacific Occupational Therapy Congress (APOTC) in 2015 will be held in Rotorua, thanks to a collaborative pitch by the Rotorua Convention Bureau, the New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists and Tourism New Zealand. Around 600 delegates are expected to attend, with 275 of those coming from overseas. The win marks the first time this event has been held outside Asia and the first successful bid for Rotorua using the Conference Assistance Programme (CAP).Read the full post
Be in to WIN a $5,000* holiday package in the Great Lake Taupō region just by sharing a memory.Read the full post